Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
the northeastern u.s. on the he'lls of hurricane sandy. that storm dropped a lot of snow in some areas. it's now lowly -- shely often -- it's now slowly moving out of the area. look at this. staten island. a nor'easter knocked out more power lines there. it also stopped commuter trains. this is a woman in new jersey, she was hoping to save more of her property destroyed. instead, she's picking out donated clothing. >> it sucks, for lack of a better way to say it -- better word. >>> there's good news, temperatures are slowly starting to rise. that snow, starting to melt this morning. >>> also, the winter storm has really messed up a lot of flights as well. airlines canceled at least 1300 flights, to and from the new york metropolitan area. sfo expected some flights from newark, j.f.k. and philadelphia to be canceled again today. if you plan to fly just call ahead first. yesterday, 31 flights were canceled, including flights to philadelphia, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the pr
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
of that merchandise off the shelves. > a number of retailers are mentioning that hurricane sandy damaged their sales. could that benefit some consumers? > > it is going to depend on where you live. if you live on the east side or the northeast side, where you were hit by hurricane sandy, you are probably going to see some good sales on luxury items, because right now people are spending their money on home improvement, and they are spending their money on recouping the everyday stuff they lost in the hurricane. meanwhile, on the west coast, those luxury items are already being sold at a pretty steady pace right now, so you are not likely to see a lot of sales on that. but certainly there will be sales, and dependent on how the season progresses, you can expect sales like that. but you are better off on the east coast getting sales on luxury goods than you will be on the west coast. > thank you very much for that update. jen waters. > > thank you. two million toys seized so far this year, and that's before christmas. that number comes from the u.s. consumer product safety commission, along with u.s.
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
the money lost last week from the cancelations during hurricane sandy. >> reporter: in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> president obama's reelection is being heavily attributed to the votes of minorities and young people. fox news exit polls show 60% of voters under the age of 30 chose mr. obama. he received support from 93% of blacks. 73% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. the president's victory points to the nation's changing demographic. >> republicans are not clicking with those groups. and as those groups grow, and republican policy stays the same, they're going to continue to lose elections. young republicans say the gop needs to start at the root of the group in its outreach efforts. >>> how prop 30 effects college tuitions right away. >> the northeast is in the middle of a nor'easter bringing 60 mile-an-hour winds. this storm is not nearly as intense as sandy. but some recovery and cleanup work has stopped until it passes. it has also brought more power outages. thousands of residents who had just gotten their lights back on only to have it out again. one woman asked h
Nov 26, 2012 2:00am PST
animals. >> chris: sandy learner is talk about sustainable farming, raising livestock and growing vegetables without the chemicals that are so common in what she calls factory farming. just case before thanksgiving, she took me out to see and, yes, to dance with her 1300 turkeys, heritage breeds that trace back to the indians. >> gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble! gobble, gobble, gobble... >> chris: she's mistress of 800 acres in upperville, virginia but as interesting as her business is how she got here. she grew up on a farm in california, making enough from raising cattle to send herself to college. >> what i learned was, to love work, i'm happiest when i'm engaged and working and thinking, and, striving. >> chris: she got into computers, in 1984, she and her then husband, started cisco systems. they found a way to link networks of computers, the foundation of the internet. but, six years later venture capital people were running cisco. >> chris: how do you get fired from a company that you started? >> we just basically got taken to the cleaners and part of that was, if you don't